vincible

adjective

vin·​ci·​ble ˈvin(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce vincible (audio)
: capable of being overcome or subdued

Examples of vincible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sure, Prescott has made a full recovery, but last year proved that Prescott was indeed vincible. John Owning, Dallas News, 11 June 2021 To imagine his vincible body all-powerful, a body that in this society is so often consumed as a money-maker and an object of perverse desire, perceived to have superhuman and thus threatening powers? Elizabeth Alexander, The New Yorker, 15 June 2020 Meanwhile, the Dynamo suddenly are quite vincible at home, the growing pains (and absences) in Portland are real, and D.C. may be out of contention by the time Audi Field opens in July. Brian Straus, SI.com, 3 Apr. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Latin vincibilis, from vincere to conquer — more at victor

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vincible was in 1548

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“Vincible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vincible. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

vincible

adjective
vin·​ci·​ble ˈvin-sə-bəl How to pronounce vincible (audio)
: capable of being overcome or subdued
vincible obstacles

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